Jacob Klein
Bar-Ilan University

Prof. Jacob Klein is Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and the Department of Bible Studies at Bar Ilan University. He holds a Ph.D. in Oriental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in Bible from Bar Ilan University. He is the author of The Royal Hymns of Shulgi King of Ur: Man’s Quest for Immortal Fame ​and In Those Distant Days: Anthology of Ancient Near Eastern Poetry in Hebrew, and was the chief editor and writer for the Olam HaTanakh commentary on Job.

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January 23, 2022

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